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Saw VI Reviews

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
October 28, 2009
Intense, relentlessly horrifying, disgusting and often implausible, but surprisingly intriguing at times.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.75/10
Blake French
October 28, 2009
the best entry in the series since Saw II.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
October 28, 2009
This script, by Marcus Dunstan and Patrick Melton, has a more lyrical bent, and a more satiric bite, than any of the other Saw sequels.
| Original Score: 2/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
October 27, 2009
A triumph (a very relative triumph) for two reasons: first, it is not so confusing as Saw IV, and second, it is not so sleepy and wholly pointless as Saw V.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Kevin McCarthy
BDK Reviews
October 26, 2009
Michael Moore would have a field day with this latest installment, where the writers tackle the health care system with Jigsaw as an answer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
October 26, 2009
The usual critiques apply: terrible acting, zero suspense, laughable logic and the promise of another one next year.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Clay Cane
October 25, 2009
Who can expect something worthy of good reviews after the sixth installment? That said, I'm assuming the creators of Saw walked into the movie deciding, 'We're going to make a stupid, gory movie and everyone will watch it because it's Halloween!'
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Kevin A. Ranson
October 25, 2009
In what was originally slated to be the final chapter, the latest installment keeps the traps interesting but leaves the back story running thin.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4.0
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Rob Nelson
October 25, 2009
A film so frighteningly familiar it could well be called Saw It Already.
Rossiter Drake
San Francisco Examiner
October 24, 2009
The tension missing from recent installments is back, thanks to an inventive narrative that manages to tie up the ever-evolving saga's loose ends.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
October 24, 2009
Well, I guess there's something more frightening than life-threatening, mutilating 'games' you're forced to play as you struggle to remain alive. And that, of course, is the state of health care in the United States.
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/4
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
October 24, 2009
The tawdry use of important real-life social issues in the service of what amounts to nothing more than another exercise in malignant sadism makes this picture even worse than earlier episodes.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Eric D. Snider
October 24, 2009
While the social commentary is as shallow as ever, the film's overall quality is better than the last two installments. That isn't saying much, but it's something.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
October 24, 2009
Saw VI plays like the last gasp for relevance of a heavy-metal series that has not only gone regurgitation-rusty but seems lacking much of a will to live.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.0/4.0
Cole Smithey
October 23, 2009
Headache-inducing, and featuring one of the worst D-movie performances of the aughts from Costas Mandylor, the latest "Saw" franchise addition is more of the same torture-punishment-rehab-porn audiences have come to expect.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Prairie Miller
October 23, 2009
Revenge of the uninsured in this health insurance horror, and we're not talking medical malpractice. While death panels and death penalties alike abound in this surgical slasher spree without benefit of anesthesia, and that goes for the audience too.
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
October 23, 2009 of the best and most fascinating in the series.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
Joshua Tyler
October 23, 2009
In the sixth installment the series gets political, pointing a finger at the health care system.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
James Rocchi
Common Sense Media
October 23, 2009
Sixth film in revenge series is just as bloody as the rest.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
October 23, 2009
The Saw series long ago cannibalized its cleverest bloodbath gimmicks, but now it's figured out a new way to torture us: by taking a barb-wire stab at political relevance.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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